Field Nursery Manager

Recruiter
Bright Horizons
Location
Godalming, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
1254527179
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Bright Horizons Day Nurseries, awarded "Great Place to Work" for 14 years are currently recruiting for a Field Nursery Manager to initially be based at our Godalming Nursery in Surrey for a 3 month period, and then support 12 nurseries across Hampshire and Surrey.

We are offering a salary of between £32,000 - £47,000 per annum.

As a Field Nursery Manager working with us, you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work.

93 % of our employees agree that "When I look at what we accomplish I feel a sense of pride"

Your role as a Field Nursery Manager will include

- Recruit suitable people, encouraging a diverse workforce. Induct, support, and train all staff to ensure a high quality childcare practice

- Support staff retention and team building through effective communication, succession planning and team engagement

- Lead the promotion of parent partnership by developing a parent advisory committee to facilitate communication, share information, and allow parent input

- Have a child centred approach to the running of the service, ensuring the observation and planning process meets the needs of all children and their interests

- Daily management and monitoring of all health and safety practices and progress checks

- Understand the importance of keeping everybody safe and act as a designated person for safeguarding children

- Deploy staff effectively to maintain staffing ratios in accordance with statutory regulations and budgets

- Administer, maintain, monitor and report on all relevant finances

- Encourages an environment of continuous professional development including a commitment to update own knowledge through a range of sources

Essential Skills and Experience Required:

- A full and relevant level 3 qualification

- Relevant safeguarding/child protection training undertaken and a willingness to update training regularly

- Previous Nursery Management experience in relevant settings.

- Able to have empathy and an ability to understand a child's view

- Able to communicate clearly with adults and children using a variety of techniques. Project positively the organisations goals, philosophies and policies to parent, staff, and the community.

- Motivate, inspire, and lead a team, encouraging team effort. Provide coaching and mentoring. Able to manage the performance of others and succession plan

- Able to be a competent user of company ICT systems and have the willingness to learn and develop ICT skills.

- Demonstrate good financial acumen with the skills to manage budgets

- Able to manage workload and manage time effectively to deliver the desired results.

We look forward to receiving your application!

If you experience any problems, please email and we will be happy to help.

Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application that you disclose any information requested in respect of applicable convictions and cautions (including, as applicable any reprimands or final warnings). This post may be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, in which case applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are 'spent' under the provision of the Act unless the conviction or caution is "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). Any such 'protected' conviction or caution is not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. All guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found in the DBS filtering collection, available here: https://government/collections/dbs-filtering-guidance . The fact that a pending charge, conviction, caution, reprimand or final warning has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this role but any failure to disclose any such information will result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

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